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Jerrold Pete Mangliwan

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T52

Further personal information

Family
Partner Rosie, three children
Residence
San Jose del Monte, PHI
Occupation
Athlete, Clerk
Languages
English, Filipino
Higher education
Media and Communications - Trinity University of Asia: Quezon, PHI

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began wheelchair racing in 2009 in Manila, Philippines.
Why this sport?
One of his friends encouraged him to try the sport. "I wanted to test myself, so I tried track. I had a friend who did wheelchair racing. We rode our wheelchairs from Montalban to Cubao [Philippines]. It took us about five hours, non-stop. I continued training, and that's when I started to become a national athlete."
Name of coach
Bernard Buen [national], PHI; Joel Deriada [national], PHI
Training Regime
He trains for up to 25 hours a week.

General interest

Nicknames
Elod (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Hobbies
Playing the guitar. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Achieving the qualifying standard for the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao, Slovenian basketball player Luka Doncic. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"It's all about staying calm and true to the way you spin the wheel, regardless of what's happening around you." (straitstimes.com, 08 Dec 2015)
Milestones
He has named flag bearer for the Philippines for the opening ceremony of the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Ambitions
Coach Bernard Buen. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Impairment
He has paraplegia as the result of the effects of polio, which he was diagnosed with at age two. (pinoyheadline.com, 13 Sep 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T52 Heat 2 2016-09-09 7
Men's 400 m T52 Heat 2 2016-09-12 3
Men's 400 m T52 Final Round 2016-09-13 7